JOB – Asst. / Assoc. Prof., Tufts University, Ethics & Food Ethics

  • TuftsAOS: Ethical Theory or Metaethics
  • AOC: Food Ethics, Environmental Philosophy
  • Application Deadline: November 8, 2013

Tufts’s Department of Philosophy (Medford, MA, USA) seeks an ethical theorist or metaethicist who will enhance its undergraduate and graduate programs, complement its existing teaching and research strengths, and contribute to the active philosophical life of the department.  This position is part of a multidisciplinary cluster-hiring initiative designed to deepen and broaden the strengths of Tufts University in “Food, Science, and Society.”  Cluster hires will cross-list one to two courses per year in a Food, Science, and Society program and will work together to create innovative capstone experiences for students at the intersection of philosophy, science, and policy.

Application Procedure

Apples in CrateApplications must include a CV, writing sample, and an e-mail address and phone number at which the candidate may be reached.  

Evidence of teaching experience and expertise welcome.

Candidates for the tenure-track position should include three letters of recommendation; letter writers should submit their letters directly to

Candidates for the tenured position should include a list of at least three recommenders. Applications should be submitted to

Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  Preliminary Interviews will be scheduled.  Questions about the position may be directed to Caleb Davis,